Couture, St. Pierre cash in at UFC 74

JOSE RODRIGUEZ, SUN MEDIA

, Last Updated: 7:04 AM ET

It wasn't a bad day at the caged office for Canadian Georges St. Pierre.

The Montreal welterweight contender made US$140,000 by defeating Josh Koscheck at UFC 74: Respect in Vegas last weekend. Koscheck made US$10,000.

The big winner of the night was ageless heavy-weight champ Randy Couture, who took in US$250,000.

The 44-year-old suffered a broken forearm blocking a high kick in his fight against Gabriel Gonzaga. Gonzaga made US$45,000.

Here's what the other fighters made:

-Roger Huerta ($34,000) in his win over Alberto Crane ($4,000).

-Joe Stevenson ($32,000) defeated Kurt Pellegrino ($8,000).

-Patrick Cote made $24,000 in his victory over Kendall Grove ($12,000).

-Renato (Babalu) Sobral took home $50,000 in his ugly win over David Heath ($6,000).

-Former heavyweight champ Frank Mir made $72,000 defying Antoni Hardonk ($8,000).

-Thales Leites cashed in ($18,000) in his win over Ryan Jensen ($4,000).

-Clay Guida made $14,000 defeating Marcus Aurelio, who made more than double that, $30,000.

All purses do not include undisclosed bonuses.


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